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RATINGS: 184   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.71   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
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Formerly Known as Valencia Amber Ale

Our limited-release Valencia Amber Ale is crafted with roasted malts, Valencia orange peel, and a touch of wheat for an uplifting orange, caramel aroma. Itís the perfect inspiration for taking advantage of the season.


2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Finhead (1171) - OFallon, Illinois, USA - APR 7, 2014
Clear, copper-amber with a minimal, white head. The aroma has oranges and bread with a touch of caramel. It has a light, watery body with average carbonation. The taste is sweet and slightly warming

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
GL2814 (361) - New York, New York, USA - APR 6, 2014
Not my favorite blue moon. The citrus is subtle, more in nose then in taste.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
MercyDevice (345) - Pennsylvania, USA - APR 1, 2014
Pours an orange-y copper color with a medium head. Thin and not very flavorful - I expected this to have more orange/citrus flavor but it was very bland. Drinkable, though.

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
BOSSbrewer (1595) - Arkansas, USA - MAR 31, 2014
Pours amber with a huge off white head. Aroma is citrus. Some metallic notes as well. Flavor is malty and fairly sweet. Slightly bitter. Some faint orange peel on the finish. Decent beer.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
hockeybeerguy (1958) - Juneau, Alaska, USA - MAR 31, 2014
Reviewed from notes. The appearance had a clear amber colored body yielding a decent sized two finger white foamy head that quickly recedes leaving some nice speckled foamy lacing surrounding the sides of the pint glass. Some fast rising carbonation is seen. The smell had an orange, lemon, caramel and coriander coming through a slightly bland sort of way. The taste was kinda bland again through light roasty bitterness. On the palate, it sat about a light to medium, sessionable, carbonation slightly felt, aftertaste and finish has a bland dry nuttiness. Overall, Iím not really into this beer, and its just an average beer for its style. Thereís too many other good American Reds that Iíd probably have over this. However, it looks great in my pint glass.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
ExpendableHero (748) - Florida, USA - MAR 31, 2014
Copper colored beer with a slightly off-white head. Aromas of oranges and caramel. Tastes of orange peel, some caramel notes, hints of toffee, and some skunky water. Finish is of oranges. Smooth, refreshing, yet bland. A solid session beer. More like a wheat ale than an amber.

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
coyforce (599) - Virginia, USA - MAR 28, 2014
Skunky Aroma with a weak and a bit skunky flavor. Pour is a light amber with no head.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
odannyob (72) - Colorado, USA - MAR 24, 2014
one and about .38 12 oz. bottle(s) poured into a 22 oz. "blue moon" labeled glass that looks much like a lager glass with a marketing silk screened imprint on it. aromas: sweet malteds with a small tint of brown. looks: a very comfortable, open toned copper. taste: very likable; full, smooth, satisfying gulps @ 1st, then slower mouthfuls then sips then gulps again. ok palate. overall, a 3.2 since itís so easy to dance by, too.

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
chinchill (1799) - South Carolina, USA - MAR 19, 2014
12 oz. bottle with a June 2014 date stamped on the neck. Pours clear amber with a large and creamy tan head that has good durability and leaves fine lacing on the glass. The aroma is malty and musty with hints of orange and yeast.. The flavor is a little subdued but balanced: light bready malts with hints of wheat, orange juice, orange pith and grapefruit. Light-medium body with good, soft, medium-high carbonation. O: Refreshing but perhaps best suited for transitional (towards craft beers) beer drinkers.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
lb4lb (2530) - Austin, Texas, USA - MAR 18, 2014
smell is amber like malt, metal. taste is wheaty, caramel and a bit of alcohol after it warms a touch, unfortunately. started better ice cold. decent and drinkable but booze showed up late sadly.


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